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Taunton House

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   4 Taunton Road, Swanage BH19 2BY, England
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Ranked #49 of 55 Swanage B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
excelstor Northants , England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Northants , England
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

easy to find with great central location. house is old Victorian so has loads of character. rooms nice and clean with all amenities.Breakfast really good. owner very helpful made the stay nice. we stayed for 3 nights in August and will be back.

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Caterham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival we had real trouble raising the landlady, she eventually appeared at the front door and told us where to park (On a gravel area around the back). It was around 5pm but she told us our room wouldn't be ready for 10 minutes so we went off for a beer. On returning an hour or so later it... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at this B&B after a very long day of travelling (9 hour flight followed by several hours driving) and after a bit of difficulty finding it we had no problems with parking and entry. Our room had beds for 3, as requested/expected, and in-room facilities for tea and coffee were appreciated. Location near beach was lovely. However, I... More

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After booking this b&b on late rooms.com we travelled for 4 hours just to arrive to an empty house. Tried every phone number on the door and even rang late rooms to see if they could get in touch with the owner. After an hour we gave up and had to find alternative accommodation. Extremely disappointed. DO NOT GO HERE.... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This is our second stay at this lovely B & B, stayed for two nights - arrived at 4pm as per our booking, parked easily in the property's car park, there is enough room for at least 5 cars. We were in a room at the back of the property which suited us fine as very quiet at night. Breakfast... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We stayed at Taunton House in Mat 2014, arriving on the Friday and staying till the Sunday. Annie, the landlady was accommodating and pleasant - we arrived early, which was no problem at all. The rooms are simply lovely - light and airy, with a gorgeous mix of decors throughout. Breakfast was more than adequate, with the full English breakfast... More

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Woking, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Myself and Partner were booked in Swanage for September 21st & 22nd, this was a repeat booking as the owner wasn't available when we booked in June. After arriving at our planned check in time, there was no one there and a scrawled note saying sorry but no explanation. Exhausted we found another place late friday night. Avoid like the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

Yet another excellent few days. Stayed many times now and will continue to do so in the future. Annie is very accommodating given we have young children and cannot do enough. Would highly recommend - great place to stay. Many thanks

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East Brisbane ,
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We were meant to be staying last weekend at Taunton House. We tried to call to let them know that we would be late... no answer from any of the 3 Phone no's... when we got in there was no one answering the door all lights out. We had to find alternative accomodation at 11pm at night. Certainly not ideal!... More

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Carshalton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Stayed here for 3 nights, as I was diving off the pier on one of the days. Check in was painless, Car Park was available. Breakfasts were pleasant, warm and cooked to request, all you had to do was say what time you would be down. Alternative options other than full English were available also.

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Address: 4 Taunton Road, Swanage BH19 2BY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Isle of Purbeck > Swanage
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Taunton House 3*
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